At St Boswells on Monday 26th November, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 82 Clean Cattle, 70 Cast Cows, 1502 Lambs and 239 Ewes.
Bullocks (28) averaged 209.25p per kg and sold to 239p (-2p on the week)
Heifers (53) averaged 215.46p per kg and sold to 261p (-1p on the week)
70 Cast Cows averaged 108p per kg and sold to 177p (+1p on the week) Top price £1252
1502 Lambs averaged 174.04p per kg (+4p on the week) and sold to £100, top price 230p per kg for Beltex Lambs
239 Ewes averaged £60 and sold to £109 for Suffolk.x Ewes. Heavy Ewes averaged £76, light ewes sold to £81 for Cheviot.x Ewes and averaged £41
Clean Cattle per head: Thrunton £1657.98, Bee Edge £1528.10, £1519.02, £1509.60, Greenknowe £1473.12, Bee Edge £1460.82, Longnewton £1443.24, Bee Edge £1438.78, Greenknowe £1418.48, Longnewton £1414.40, Greenknowe £1405.56
Clean Cattle per kilo: Bee Edge 261p Denholm Meat Supplies, 259p, 255p, 251p Forsyths of Peebles, Wester Ulston 240p John Saunderson Ltd, Faughhill 240p J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 239p Forsyths of Peebles, Greenknowe 238p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Upper Nisbet 234p Shaw Fine Meats, Willowford 233p (2) Jeds Butchers, Charles Wilson Limited, Upper Nisbet 231p Shaw Fine Meats, Faughill 231p Hugh Black & Sons Ltd, Longnewton 221p J.A Waters & Sons
Cast Cows per head: Corsbie £1252.80, Glenrath £1161.12, Roxburgh Mains £1146.10, Thurnton £1144.32, Upper Nisbet £1108.80, £1052.94, Grahamslaw £1038.88
Cows per kilo: Glenrath 177p, Upper Nisbet 165, 161p, Roxburgh Mains 157p, Grahamslaw 151p, Thrunton 149p, Easter Happrew, Corsbie, Grahamslaw 145p
Lambs – slightly sharper on the week with export type lambs in high demand.
Lambs per head – Texel: £100 Blackadder Mains, £94 Corsbie, Blackadder Mains, £92.50 Corsbie, £92, £91.50 St Leonards, £91 Corsbie, St Leonards, £90.50 Rumbletonrig, £90 Hume Orchard, St Leonards, Crookston, Beltex: £95.50 Crookston, £92 Threeburnford, Crookston (2), £88.50 Faughhill, £87 Traprain, Craigsford Mains, £86 Crookston (2), Lylestane £83.50, £83 Craighouse, £82.50 North Synton, Craigsford Mains, £82 Wester Ulston, Suffolk: £94 Huntington, £90 Edrom Mains, Corsbie, £84 Wester Middleton, £83.50 Edrom Mains, £82.50 Threepwood, £81.50 Halidean Mill(2), £80 Wester Middleton, Faughhill, Bluefaced Leicester: £80 Church Street, Duns (Renton) Greyfaced: £79 Traprain, North Country Cheviot: £78 Craighouse
Lambs per kilo: Beltex: 230p Threeburnford, 212.3p Crookston, 207.1p Traprain, 203.7p Lylestane, 200p Crookston, 196.7p Faughhill, 196.3p Threeburnford, 195.7p Crookston, 195.1p Lylestane, 195p Wester Ulston, 192.5p Helmburn Texel: 207.3p Threepwood, 206.1p Huntington, 204.6p Faughhill, 200p, 193p Huntington, 192.8p Threepwood, 192.5p Threeburnford, 191.1p Huntington, 190.4p Hermiston, Huntington, 186p Applecross, 184.1p The Craggs, 182.5p Hundalee, Suffolk: 180.8p Huntington, 177.4p Threepwood, 176.7p Ruletownhead, 175p Firth, North Country Cheviot: 170p Ruletownhead, Greyfaced: 166.7p Traprain
Ewes – very similar
Suffolk: £109, £89 Colmslie, £87 Edrom Mains, £75 Lauder Barns, £73 Sunnyside, £71 Traprain, Sunnyside, Texel: £107, £91 North Synton, £89 Earlston Mains, £87 Colmslie, £83 Edrom Mains, Colmslie, £80 Traprain, North Country Cheviot: £81, £75 North Synton, £73 Wedderlie (2), £67 Traprain, Beltex: £79 The Craggs, £77 Faughill, Bluefaced Leicester: £77 Church Street, Duns (Renton)Greyfaced: £75 St Leonards, £73 Colmslie, £71 The Craggs, Lleyn: £57 Colmslie, Herdwick: £47 Reedyloch